2018 Hyundai Creta facelift has finally been launched in the Indian market. Prices of the updated model start from Rs 9.43 lakh and go all the way up to Rs 15.03 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). Deliveries of the SUV will begin by the end of this month. The facelifted version has received a handful of cosmetic and feature upgrades, while the engine mechanism remains unchanged. Here’re five key changes that have been made to the SUV.
1. Price & Variants
Similar to its predecessor, the 2018 Hyundai Creta model lineup is available in four trims – E, E+, S and SX. The petrol models come in the price range of Rs 9.43 lakh to Rs 13.59 lakh, and the diesel variants are priced between 9.99 Rs lakh – Rs 15.03 lakh. All prices are ex-showroom, Delhi. Read – 5 Upcoming Hyundai Creta Rivals
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2. Refreshed Styling
The facelifted Creta looks more refreshing than the old model, thanks to its significant design updates. The larger chrome trimmed hexagonal front grille, revised bumper, pronounced hood and new fog lamp assembly enhance its aggressive looks. Some of other key updates include newly-designed 17-inch dual-tone alloy wheels, new rear bumper and slightly revised tailamps. Read – Hyundai 8-Seater SUV Under Development
3. Gets Sunroof
Considering the popularity of sunroof among SUV buyers, Hyundai has offered a powered sunroof on the updated Creta. However, this feature is exclusive available on the range-topping SX (O) trim. The sunroof option will surely help the carmaker attract more buyers. Check Out – Upcoming Hyundai Cars in India
4. More Features
Compared to the old model, the 2018 Hyundai Creta has more features to offer. Its grey-themed infotainment system has been carried over from the new Elite i20. This system supports several connected car applications. The SUV also gets new colour for the dashboard and new seat upholstery. For safety provision, the vehicle offers airbags, ABS with EBD, ISOFIX child seat anchors, static bending lights, cruise control, reverse camera and parking sensors, etc.
5. Same Engine Setup
Under the hood, the updated Hyundai Creta retains the old engine setup that includes a 1.4L diesel, a 1.6L diesel and a 1.6L petrol unit. While the gasoline unit delivers 121bhp with 151Nm of torque, the 1.4L and 1.6L diesel motors offer 89bhp with 220Nm and 126bhp with 259Nm respectively. There are three transmissions on offer – a 5-speed manual, a 6-speed manual and a 6-speed automatic. Read About – Hyundai Carlino Compact SUV
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